Mommy & Me: The New Normal


Scarlett will be THREE weeks old tomorrow. I have no idea where this time is going.  Our family is spending most of it at home, enjoying each other before the school year starts up next week.  Yes, in Atlanta we may get out of school in May to enjoy an early release, but that just means we start … [Read more...]

“You’re Not A Part of My Family”


Family has always been important to me.  When I was growing up, my mom, dad, brother and I moved a lot, so our small nuclear unit was always close-knit.  We visited extended family for a week or so at a time for summer vacations, called each other often, and always placed value on sending cards, … [Read more...]

Mommy & Me: Big Brother Man

Mommy and Me Reading

Big Brother Man.  He's the superhero to protect "baby sister;" helping to gather items and generally try to keep himself out of trouble when Mama and Daddy are otherwise occupied. With Red's springtime fascination with the Avengers, superheroes are starting to take a lead role in his imagination … [Read more...]

Mommy & Me: Scarlett’s First

Newborn Photo Mommy and Me via @redheadbabymama

I can hardly believe she's here! Waiting for your baby to arrive is one of the most anxious feelings I can think of.   Add on the excitement of a new gender, and it's an emotional cocktail when they finally make their appearance.  Scarlett was born last week via planned C-section, and I'm excited to … [Read more...]